Stories about "Commencement"
Friday, May 11, 2018 11:15 am
Enjoy a smorgasbord of Bates Commencement quotes from Coretta Scott King, Elizabeth Strout '77, Robert De Niro, Gwen Ifill, Robert Reich, Desmond Tutu, and many more.
Friday, June 2, 2017 11:57 am
Clips of Bates Commencement 2017, including grads receiving diplomas, honorary degree presentations, and the Commencement address by Geoffrey Canada.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 10:32 am
We start on Mount David during the waning minutes of Midnight Madness and end with congratulations from family, professors, faculty, and friends.
Sunday, May 28, 2017 3:40 pm
Educator Geoffrey Canada, Sen. Susan Collins, art historian Wanda Corn and actor Patrick Dempsey were honorands at Bates College's 151st Commencement.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:42 pm
Molly Chisholm is the soon-to-be Bates College graduate who will speak on behalf of her classmates at the college's Commencement on May 28.
Friday, May 12, 2017 11:09 am
“It's cool to have a part in how campus is going to look when I graduate in a few weeks,” says senior Clarke Shipley ’17.
Visionary educator Geoffrey Canada to deliver 2017 Commencement address, joining honorands Sen. Susan Collins, Wanda Corn, and Patrick Dempsey
Thursday, April 13, 2017 2:05 pm
Visionary American educator Geoffrey Canada gives the Commencement address, joined by fellow honorands Sen. Susan Collins, art historian Wanda Corn ’62, and Lewiston-born actor Patrick Dempsey.
Friday, June 24, 2016 11:50 am
Shannon Griffin '16, a Chinese and psychology major from Philadelphia, gave this year's Senior Address at Commencement.
Friday, June 3, 2016 12:34 pm
The mace bearer is an attention-grabber at Commencement, so when it changes hands, as it did this year, it's like getting a new James Bond.
Friday, June 3, 2016 11:57 am
Need a hug? We got 'em. In a great Bates tradition, professors greet the graduates during the Recessional.